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Vernant, the Gorgon and the mirror

Reference

1835

Duration

00:22:00

Production year

2007

Versions

SD
4/3
Color
Sound

Résumé

Jean-Pierre Vernant deciphers the myth of the Gorgon ' s death and the use of the mirror, which reflect can destroy the Gorgon ' s power. It allows understanding how the Ancient Greeks conceived what was the glance of death.

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